Tirtawening, S.H., M.Si. was born in Jakarta 24th of October 1981. She finished her Graduate Program in Faculty of Law University of Indonesia and Post-graduate Program in Department of Anthropology Faculty of Social and Political Science University of Indonesia. She has been a lecturer in Department of Law, Society and Development Faculty of Law University of Indonesia since 2007 for the subject of Anthropology of Law, Women and Law, Law and Society, Socio-legal Methodology and Indonesian People and Society.
She has conducted numerous researches since 2007, especially on access to justice issue regarding violence against women (on domestic violence in poor communities, on marriages and on sexual violence in education institutions) and women worker (on flight attendants of Garuda Indonesia and on domestic migrant workers in United Arab Emirates). She is affiliated to The Center for Women and Gender Studies University of Indonesia and The Center for Law and Society Faculty of Law University of Indonesia in doing her researches.